Measuring the level and content of consciousness during epileptic seizures: the Ictal Consciousness Inventory.

@article{Cavanna2008MeasuringTL,
  title={Measuring the level and content of consciousness during epileptic seizures: the Ictal Consciousness Inventory.},
  author={Andrea E. Cavanna and Marco Mula and Serena Servo and Gionata Strigaro and Grazia Tota and Davide Barbagli and Laura Collimedaglia and Michele Viana and Roberto M Cantello and Francesco Di Monaco},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={184-8}
}
Ictal alterations of the level of general awareness and subjective content of consciousness play a pivotal role in the clinical phenomenology of epilepsy, and reflect the pathological involvement of different neurobiological substrates. However, no self-reported measures have been proposed for patients experiencing altered conscious states during seizures. This study describes the development and validation of a new scale for the quantitative assessment of the level and content of ictal… CONTINUE READING

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